[olug] Remote deskstop

Phil Brutsche phil at brutsche.us
Sun Jul 7 17:09:56 UTC 2002

Quoting Chris Garrity <m0ntar3 at cox.net>:

> Isn't it the case that when connected to a *nix via ssh and then execute 
> something like "xterm," the remote X application looks back to the local 
> X server on port 6000 (which is not encrypted)?

Nope - when you do X11 forwarding with SSH the whole login session - including
any X11 transactions - is encrypted.




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